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BC Shipping News - October 2016 Highlights

By BCShippingNews 22 September 2016
Exclusive articles and updates on commercial marine activity on the West Coast of Canada...

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Industry Insight...Classic in every sense of the word...Captain John Cox, CEO, Black Ball Ferry Line Inc./MV Coho...Whether applying "classic" to Captain Cox or Black Ball's iconic ferry the MV Coho, the adjective fits on so many levels.

Ferries...Ferry boss leaving with fleet performance on a high...by Ray Dykes... It's full steam ahead at BC Ferries after pleasing results in the last fiscal.

Training...Valuable lessons learned for BC Ferries' SEA Program...by Murray Goldberg and Jeff Joyce...SailsSafe has been a tremendous success -- accidents have dropped by close to 60 per cent, injuries and days lost due to injury have also dropped by the same amount...

Bridge Training...A perspective on changes to Bridge Resource Management training...by Captain Philip McCarter...Stemming from the tragedy at Tenerife, it became clear that a culture of autocratic leadership can have disastrous consequences.

Traffic Management...VTS and marine traffic planning...by David Lloyd...Traffic management technology can play a major role in assisting the responsible authorities to address those challenges.


  • History Lesson: The Pacific Northwest's monsters of the deep by Lea Edgar, Vancouver Maritime Museum
  • Legal Affairs: Passenger ship safety: Maritime casualties spur safety initiatives by David K. Jones, Bernard LLP

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